SheldonCuffie130x90Sheldon Cuffie
Vice President, Information Risk Management
Northwestern Mutual

Sheldon is a technology thought-leader of 20+ years focused on enabling business outcomes through technology and innovation. In his role at Northwestern Mutual, he leads a division of cyber-security, risk management, & privacy professionals responsible for the protection of client information across Northwestern Mutual’s insurance and investment portfolios. Earlier in his career, Sheldon served in the Wisconsin Army National Guard and has led technology teams for Kohl’s Department Stores, Harley-Davidson, and Abbott Laboratories. As a senior people leader, he is most passionate about helping others identify, cultivate, and embrace their full potential. This mindset is put to good use as a member of the Northwestern Mutual Foundation board, as he helps to guide the strategic giving of Wisconsin’s largest corporate foundation. Sheldon holds a BA in Management & Communications from Concordia University Wisconsin, an MS in Organizational Leadership from Quinnipiac University, and in 2013 was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society recognizing business excellence.